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Good Lord. - Wemyss's Appalling Hobby:
From the Party Guilty of Committing 'Gate of Ivory, Gate of Horn'
Good Lord.
I shall in due course answer that series of questions that's going about ('What's the last thing you fed on?' 'The Full English: see time-stamp'), but may I take a moment to express wonderment at the sort of mind that asks, 'What is yr favourite t-shirt'?  Who in buggery distinguishes his vests? It's as daft as asking what one's favourite book is (wot only one?) or what one's reading just now (wot only one? Reading and re-reading a score of books at once rules OK).

Very odd.


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From: tree_and_leaf Date: May 20th, 2010 07:36 am (UTC) (Link)
On another note entirely, your icon amuses me (and I agree entirely re: books).
From: seneska Date: May 20th, 2010 09:50 am (UTC) (Link)

Books before food, shelter and oxygen

I have twenty favourite books and am currently reading four (two are new). I completely understand.

Lovely icon chuck.
From: el_staplador Date: May 20th, 2010 10:38 am (UTC) (Link)
The blue-and-red striped one.

One book for the train. One for the bath. One for bedtime. One for the morning, if there's time. One for the sitting room. One to stretch myself. One to enjoy for its own sake. One because my mother told me to.

At the moment I've only got the train and bedtime ones on the go, but that's unusual.
tudorpot From: tudorpot Date: May 20th, 2010 01:41 pm (UTC) (Link)
glad to see my 'weird' habits are not unique
femmequixotic From: femmequixotic Date: May 20th, 2010 11:15 am (UTC) (Link)
Reading and re-reading a score of books at once rules OK

THIS IS EXACTLY WHY I HAD SO MUCH TROUBLE WITH THAT QUESTION. I have at least five scattered about at the moment with bookmarks in various places. I finally went with the one I've been reading in commute this week.

Also, good morning, dear! :D
sgt_majorette From: sgt_majorette Date: May 20th, 2010 11:39 am (UTC) (Link)
I thought I understood this whole business of the meme until I found out it wasn't pronounced ME! ME!

Anyhow, I have already experienced the sublime agony and ecstasy of being a preteen girl; cyber "slam books" are no more or less interesting than the analog ink-and-paper versions of half a century ago.

I have answers, however: as an American, I have t-shirts that speak for themselves; when I heard that Lena Horne was to be buried out of St. Ignatius Loyola Church, I dug out my "National Gathering of Black Catholic Women" shirt. "Never Surf with a Dude Named Johnny" is another favorite, as was "I Forgot to Have Children!" and, to forestall whining from lower life forms in the barracks: "Shut Up Stupid Bitch".

Not being a vampire, I don't feed on anything.

Edited at 2010-05-20 11:39 am (UTC)
noeon From: noeon Date: May 20th, 2010 06:06 pm (UTC) (Link)
The questions are a bit silly.

Re: book currently reading, I picked the one on the top of the pile closest to me. I tend to think of "reading now" as "the newest one of which one have you read more than one sentence and want to read more immediately." But that may just be me and my short attention span.

And yes, picking one favourite is equally impossible, although something on the order Tolkien can't hurt, or other books of childhood that one has sworn will remain the favouritest book ever.
shezan From: shezan Date: May 21st, 2010 03:10 am (UTC) (Link)
Entirely agreed on books - I have a dozen on, twice as much I have started at some stage and shall return to, and four score and twenty favourites.
shezan From: shezan Date: May 21st, 2010 03:13 am (UTC) (Link)
Also, my iPhone contains 300 books or so, any of which I might start or keep at at any time...
noeon From: noeon Date: May 21st, 2010 04:10 pm (UTC) (Link)
And it's *knowing* they're there that's important, isn't it? *grins*
shezan From: shezan Date: May 21st, 2010 06:47 pm (UTC) (Link)
Hooooooo yes.

...is that a Van Cleef clip in your icon?
noeon From: noeon Date: May 21st, 2010 07:00 pm (UTC) (Link)
Having things close at hand is a great comfort because you never know what you might need when.

Tiffany. It's a conch pearl piece they were featuring ca. 2008 that I fell in love with instantly.
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